Services to celebrate the life of Rev. Richard R. Bolt, 63, will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Point Chapel Assembly of God Church in Doyline. Services will be conducted by Richard's dear friend, Rev. Bob Fant, Pastor of First Assembly of God Church in Springdale, Arkansas. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Old Center Cemetery, DeQueen, Arkansas. The family will receive guests from 5 until 7 p.m. today (Monday) at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home, Haughton.
Richard was born April 24, 1950, in DeQueen, Arkansas to parents, James Walter and Edna L. (Green) Bolt. He left this life to join his heavenly Father on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.
Richard was a 1968 graduate of DeQueen High School and went on to attend Texarkana Community College and Southwestern Assembly of God College in Waxahatchie, Texas. He was in the Assemblies of God ministry for 40 years in the states of Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana and was a member of the Ministerial Association. Richard also built Canaan Assembly of God Church in Booneville, Mississippi. His ministry was dedicated to the construction and refurbishment of churches and related facilities.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, General James Carter; and his brother, James Randy Bolt.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Hicks) Bolt; daughters, Richelle Shelton and husband, Jeff of Cleveland, Tennessee, Angela Jennings and husband, Mike of Haughton and Tamara Hillmer and husband, Casey of Waterford, Mississippi; grandchildren, Josh Hillmer, Guy Shelton, Cole Shelton, Drew Jennings, Carter Hillmer, Richard Jennings and Cailey Hillmer; sisters, Lavada Munoz and husband, Frank of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts and Laverne Addington and husband, Don of DeQueen, Arkansas; brother, Mike Carter and wife, Pam of Dierks, Arkansas; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
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